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Geriatric Functional Rating Scale (GFRS)

Purpose:

To evaluate an elderly patient using the Geriatric Functional Rating Scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

disability and performance, quality of life

ICD-10:

Description:

The Geriatric Functional Rating Scale (GFRS) can be used to evaluate the functional capacity of an elderly patient. This can help identify those patients who are able to function alone or with some assistance from those WHO require institutionalization. The authors were from the McGill University and Royal Ottowa Hospital in Canada.

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